Hunsur: A woman and her daughter were killed
and nine others of a family were seriously injured when their multi utility vehicle capsized after hitting a culvert of a
bridge near here in Mysore district Wednesday, police said.
The victims were proceeding to Nanjangud on a pilgrimage
to the Sreekanteshwara temple when the mishap occurred in the
early hours at Hosa Ramenahalli village, they said.
The deceased were identified as Lingamma (65) and Veena
(40), police sources told reporters.
While all the passengers except the driver were hurt in
the mishap, a five year-old child had a miraculous escape when
it was thrown out of the vehicle and found without a scratch
in a nearby dry canal.
A hunt was on to nab the driver of the vehicle.